Frank Ocean

Apr
25
Frank Ocean Takes Inspiration from Beatles, Beach Boys on New Album

Frank Ocean

For channel ORANGE, Frank Ocean studied R&B legends including Stevie Wonder. Now the Odd Future singer is soaking up inspiration from ’60s bands including The Beatles and Beach Boys for his next album.

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Apr
24
Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, & Miguel Attend TIME 100 Gala

Justin Timberlake and Frank Ocean

Some of the world’s most influential people gathered under one roof at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday night. Musicians, politicians, athletes, and activists toasted one another at the magazine’s star-studded celebration at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Justin Timberlake arrived with his wife Jessica Biel, while fellow honoree Frank Ocean brought his mother Katonya as his date.

The R&B crooners looked dapper in their black suits and bow ties. Frank helped adjust Jimmy Fallon’s tie and was introduced to Vice President Joe Biden.

Honorees Miguel and Christina Aguilera had power players including Steven Spielberg, Gayle King, and Barbara Walters on their feet with their lively performances.

While they were included on this year’s list, both Beyoncé and cover star Jay-Z were absent from the event.

See more pics from the influential evening below.

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Apr
18
Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, & Miguel Make TIME 100

Jay-Z

Jay-Z has TIME on his side. The hip-hop mogul has been named one of the Most Influential People in the World alongside Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Miguel, and Christina Aguilera.

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Apr
12
Video: Frank Ocean – ‘Lost’

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean hasn’t released an official video since “Pyramids,” but the Odd Future crooner surprises with the visuals for “Lost” off his Grammy-winning album channel ORANGE.

The split-screen clip features footage of his travels around the world from last summer, playing shows, recording in the studio, and hanging with his Odd Future crew.

The singer is currently in the studio working on a new album. He had recorded 10-11 songs as of February.

Get “Lost” with Frank.

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Mar
20
Frank Ocean Models for Band of Outsiders

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is getting his model for Band of Outsiders. The “Thinkin Bout You” singer dresses up in the designer’s spring 2013 collection in a series of Polaroids. Ocean stays sharp in a tailored black suit as he overlooks downtown L.A. from the Los Angeles Times building.

This is not the Grammy winner’s first foray into fashion. He was a fixture at Paris Fashion Week, attending the Givenchy, Dior, and Chanel shows.

More images will be released throughout the week on Band of Outsiders’ Instagram and Tumblr pages.

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Mar
5
Frank Ocean Dives Into Chanel Show

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From Dior to Givenchy, Frank Ocean continues to make the Paris Fashion Week rounds. The Grammy-winning singer was a guest of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel show on Tuesday. He scored a prime seat in the front row alongside French model and aristocrat Inès de La Fressange and Princess Deena al-Juhani-Abdulaziz.

He even flew his mother out from New Orleans to get a first look at the designer’s fall/winter fashions. She posted a photo of the media clamoring for a pic of her famous son. “Not for me obviously! Lol,” she tweeted.

Once he’s done with Fashion Week, Frank is planning a trip to Bora Bora to continue recording the follow-up to channel ORANGE. He is already 10-11 songs into the project.

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Mar
3
Kanye and Kim, Frank Ocean, and Ciara Invade Givenchy Fashion Show

Frank Ocean, Ciara, and Kim Kardashian

The stars once again migrated to Paris for Fashion Week. The Givenchy show was the place to be, with a guest list that included Frank Ocean, Ciara, and Kanye West, who all soaked up the latest designs of Riccardo Tisci.

Mr. West was clad head-to-toe in white, while his pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian showed off her growing baby bump in a black pantsuit. Yeezy snapped pics on his iPhone as the models walked down the catwalk.

Ciara also grabbed a front row seat alongside Frank Ocean, Sky Ferreira, and Carine Roitfeld. The stylish bunch celebrated with a dinner, snapping plenty of pics and posting them on Instagram.

“Having a Full on PhotoShoot at The Table. Pics are Getting Crazy and Crazier,” tweeted CiCi.

See more photos from their party in Paris below.

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